Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice | How to make Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice

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Created on 24th Jan 2016
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  • By Sivasakthi Murali
    Created on 24th Jan 2016

About Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice

A simple and healthy one pot lunchbox recipe. Ivy gourd helps to control blood sugar, blood pressure and reduces the risk of heart disease.

Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in South Indian. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 10 minute for the preparation and 15 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice by Sivasakthi Murali in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice at your home without any difficulties. Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice is one of the representative dishes of South Indian which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves2People
Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice

Ingredients to make Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice

  • Raw Rice - 1 and 1/2 cup
  • Ivy gourd - 1 cup, chopped lengthwise
  • Channa dal - 2 tbsp
  • Urad dal - 2 tsp
  • Mustard - 1 tsp
  • Jeera - 1 tbsp
  • Groundnut - a handful
  • Salt as required
  • Gingely/Sesame Oil - as required

How to make Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice

  1. Cook the rice with a ratio of 1: 2 water for 2 whistles on a high flame. Simmer for 10 mins, then cool the rice with a tsp of sesame oil.
  2. Shallow fry the ivy gourds in oil till they are crisp and cooked.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, now temper the mustard seeds, urad dhal, channa dhal, jeera and groundnuts.
  4. Add the cooked rice and fried ivy gourds pieces into the tempering and mix well. Then add in salt as per taste.
  5. Simmer the rice for a few mins.
  6. Serve hot for best taste.

Reviews for Kovakai/Tindora/Ivy gourd Rice (1)

Vijaya Vijaya7 days ago
Is it spice less rice. Can we add green chillies
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